Rochester, NY: May 1, 2020 at age 64, after a heart attack at home on April 27th.
Predeceased by his parents, Bernard J Sturtevant and June Sturtevant.
Survived by his loving wife, Maxine Sturtevant, her children, Caitlin (Matthew) Rose and David (Larisa) Ellison & grandchildren Wesley, Winnie & Evangeline.
Brothers David, James (Michele), Gregg, and Brian Sturtevant; sister, Claire (Gerry) Golden, several nieces and nephews; and special friend and work colleague, Lauren Miller.
Bernie loved his friends, boating & fishing on Lake Ontario, working in his yard, music of all kinds (especially Frank Zappa, the Rolling Stones and Neil Young), Bernie Sanders, Walter Payton and the Chicago Bears.
Bernie attended MCC and SUNY Brockport where he earned both his Bachelor’s & Master’s Degrees in Public Administration.
Bernie worked for the City of Rochester Department of Environmental Services until his (too short) retirement in 2018.
Due to the current circumstances surrounding COVID-19, a celebration of Bernie’s life will be held at a later date.